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Ways with Mayonnaise

Lots of chopped fresh herbs give this quick and simple dish its pronounced flavour, and bite-sized pieces of crisp, toasted pita bread provide texture. Serve the salad for a light meal with a hint of summer at any time of the year.

Ways with Mayonnaise
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Add the following ingredients to 1 cup (250 ml) good-quality shop-bought or homemade mayonnaise. For a healthier alternative, try 1/2 cup (125 ml) each of mayonnaise and natural (plain) yoghurt or crème fraîche.

  • Aioli 2 crushed garlic cloves
  • Curry 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • Herb 1/2 cup (about 30 g) chopped mixed fresh herbs, such as chives, parsley, basil and thyme
  • Horseradish 2 tablespoons grated horseradish from a jar and 2 tablespoons finely snipped fresh chives
  • Lime or lemon 2 teaspoons grated zest and 1 tablespoon juice
  • Mustard 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • Wasabi 2 teaspoons lime or lemon juice and 1–2 teaspoons of wasabi (Japanese horseradish).

 



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